Please join GSAFE and our host Madison College at Safe Schools, Safe Communities: State Conference on LGBTQ+ Youth on March 16, 2020.
Safe Schools, Safe Communities will feature a variety of speakers and workshops facilitated by local and regional experts. Conference participants will gain critical skills, tools, knowledge, and connections to help lead and support efforts to create safer, more inclusive environments for LGBTQ+ youth across Wisconsin, especially LGBTQ+ Youth of Color and Transgender and Nonbinary Youth.
Our target audience includes adults who work with youth and their families as well as youth delegates from middle school and high school-age groups, clubs, and community programs. School and community-based youth groups and clubs are invited to designate and register up to four youth delegates to attend SSSC20. Youth participants must provide a completed registration form.
We have a limited number of full and partial scholarships available to individuals wishing to attend SSSC20. If you or an individual you are registering are in need of a scholarship, would prefer to register offline, need to be invoiced, or have additional questions please contact Brian J. at (608) 661-4141 or email email@example.com.
Are you a Madison College Employee? This conference may count towards the FQAS Continuing Professional Development requirement related to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (or other FQAS continuing Professional Development). Before registering please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and for possible reduced registration fees.
Accessibility Accommodations, Dietary Restrictions and/or Allergies:
Conference organizers are committed to making SSSC20 accessible to all individuals. As such we ask that participants refrain from using perfume, colognes, or other heavy scents. Please let us know any specific accessibility accommodations, dietary restrictions and/or allergies you and/or additional guests might have on the form below. Accessibility requests should be made no less than two weeks prior to the start of the conference.
Submitting a Workshop Proposal:
We are now accepting workshop proposals for Safe Schools, Safe Communities 2020 from individuals, groups, and organizations. Please complete our request for proposal form here.
Sponsoring Safe Schools, Safe Communities 2020:
If you are a representative of a business, corporation, or foundation and would be interested in partnering with GSAFE to build LGBTQ+ youth leaders as an SSSC20 sponsor please contact Brian J. at email@example.com or (608) 661-4141 to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.
If you're Unable to Attend:
Contact us as soon as possible at (608) 661-4141, ext. 2 (or email firstname.lastname@example.org), if you are unable to attend SSSC20 as planned. Registration will be forfeited for non-attendance without notice.
If cancelling at least 10 days prior to event, you may:
If cancelling less than 10 days prior to event, you may:
If there is severe weather, and participants are concerned about attending SSSC20, you should reach out to confirm that the conference is still going to proceed. If we cancel on account of weather, we'll contact you using the information you have provided to us. We will also update this page and the conference page at www.gsafewi.org. If we postpone SSSC20 due to inclement weather participants will be offered the choice of a full refund or transfer registration to the same event at a new, future date.
If you decide not to attend due to weather conditions, but we have not cancelled, it is important that you contact us as soon as possible to let us know.
Schools and community organizations are invited to send up to 4 middle school or high school delegates to SSSC20.
Early bird pricing available through Feb 14th
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